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Derek Hughes (Timaru Branch)

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March 2015 Newsletter

“The Century of the Dragon?”Sunday 22 March 6pmRed Cross Hall Bank St TimaruJim Hughes, a member of our Society, will share his experiences ... Read more

Timaru Confucius Resource Centre Opens

A collaboration between the Confucius Institute at the University of Canterbury and Timaru based Aoraki Polytechnic the opening of the T... Read more

Former Consul General & Trade Commissioner Speaks

Timaru Branch members were fortunate that Alan Young who has more than three decades of commercial and government work experience in Asia an... Read more

Cycling from Shanghai to Singapore

Recent meetings of the Timaru Branch have followed the format of a sit down meal of Chinese food followed by a speaker. This format is p... Read more

Timaru Branch President’s 2014 Annual Report

The opening sentence of the 2013 President’s report described a ‘rough start to the year’, but commended the committee who had worked hard ... Read more

Timaru Branch Celebrates Chinese New Year

Over eighty people celebrated the Year of the Horse at the Golden Palace Restaurant on 2 February. This took the form of a banquet meal, a... Read more

Moon Festival Celebration

On 22 September the Timaru Branch NZCFS celebrated the Moon Festival with a sumptuous meal at the Golden Palace restaurant. Special guests... Read more

Log Exports to China

Following a buffet Chinese meal, committee member Ann White chaired the Timaru Branch meeting on 18 August. Members stood for a minute’s s... Read more

Timaru Branch President’s Sudden Death

Timaru Branch members were saddened to learn of the sudden death of President Jim Hunter on 14th August.   Jim had chaired a Branch Commit... Read more

Tramping Club’s Nepal Project

On 16 June the Timaru Branch NZCFS viewed an interesting presentation by Geraldine Tramping Club members, Colleen and Russell Winnington, ... Read more

Timaru Branch Secretary meets He Ming Qing Scholars

Ann White reports on her meeting with He Ming Qing scholarsOn April 17 while on the South East Tour, my husband Richard and I were privi... Read more